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Chinese Cloisonné Snuff Bottle, 20th c.
Enamel on Silver
2 7/8 in. x 1 3/16 in. x 1 3/16 in. (7.3 cm x 3.02 cm x 3.02 cm)

Object Type: Cloisonné
Technique: Cloisonné
Creation Place: Asia, China
Credit Line: Gift of Douglas and Pamela Routh
Accession Number: 2002.9.130

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Multicolored enamels on a cast silver plated copper base.

Object Description
Round bodied cylindrical Chinese cloisonée snuff bottle, with no lid. The bottle is decorated with a still-life scene, including plants in vases and planters, executed in multicolored enamels on a pink ground. The cloisons are not gilded. The bottom and interior of the bottle are coated in turquoise enamel.

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